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I am VERY excited to be speaking about the Lincoln County Feud on Monday, March 20, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. in the Logan Area Public Library situated on Historic Hatfield Island in Logan, WV. Many thanks to the Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society for hosting me. If you are local, please attend. I would love to see you! http://logan.lib.wv.us/
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From “Hardesty’s History of Lincoln County, West Virginia,” published by H.H. Hardesty, we find this entry for Isham Roberts, who resided at Hart in Lincoln County, West Virginia:
Son of Isham and Dicie (Roberts) Collins, was born in Martin county, Kentucky, in 1861, and settled in Lincoln county in 1877. His mother resides in this county, but his father is in Minnesota. Isham Roberts was united in the holy bonds of matrimony, in Lincoln county in 1883, with Martha J. Brumfield. She was born in 1865, and her parents, Paris and Annie (Toney) Brumfield, are natives of this county. Mr. Roberts is a prosperous young merchant in Hart Creek district, having his business headquarters on Guyan river, at the mouth of Big Hart creek. His prices are the most reasonable and the business very extensive. Hart, Lincoln county, West Virginia, is the post office address of Isham Roberts, Jr.
Source: The West Virginia Encyclopedia, Vol. 7 (Richwood, WV: Jim Comstock, 1974), p. 137.
NOTE: Isham Roberts married my great-great-great-aunt, Martha J. Brumfield. His sister, Louisa Jane (Collins) Mullins, married Bob Hatfield (son of Devil Anse).
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From “Hardesty’s History of Lincoln County, West Virginia,” published by H.H. Hardesty, we find this entry for John H. Napier, who resided at Hart in Lincoln County, West Virginia:
A son of Robert and Mary (Osburn) Napier, residents of Wayne county, West Virginia, was born in that county, August 22, 1843, and came to Lincoln county in 1879. He wedded Julia A. Ross, a native of Wayne county, born March 24, 1850, the marriage ceremony having taken place in that county June 4, 1865. The birth record of the six children of Mr. and Mrs. Napier is: James M.., born April 4, 1867; Robert L., February 11, 1870; Thomas B., March 4, 1863; Mary, June 14, 1875; Maria J., April 14, 1878; Tennessee, January 31, 1881. James M. and Nettie (Adkins) Ross, residents of Wayne county, are the parents of Mrs. Napier. John H. Napier was at one time superintendent of free schools in Wayne county. He was a faithful soldier in the late war, serving in the Confederate army. Mr. Napier is a prosperous merchant in Hart Creek district, with business headquarters at the mouth of the creek. He also owns 100 acres of good land in Wayne county. John H. Napier may be addressed at Hart, Lincoln county, West Virginia.
Source: The West Virginia Encyclopedia, Vol. 7 (Richwood, WV: Jim Comstock, 1974), p. 136.
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